Catholic Community Retreat 2016
Endless Mercy & Advent
With Mother Olga


St. Bernard Church
Saturday December 3rd
9:00 am to 3:30 pm


Registration Deadline November 28th!

The retreat is being hosted by both St. Matthew & St. Bernard parishes and will be held at St. Bernard Church. The cost is still just $25 per person, and includes presentation, continental breakfast and a ‘souper’ lunch.

Join us as we welcome Mother Olga Yaqob, foundress and mother servant of The Daughters of Mary of Nazareth.  Mother Olga was born in Iraq and has lived through four Iraqi wars. She has lost family and friends to war, and has experienced first hand persecution for her faith, and yet she lives a life filled with hope! She is a dynamic speaker with a powerful message that will encourage us this Advent season to prepare our hearts to celebrate this Christmas with abundant joy and the peace that comes through faith.  Hope to see you there!





Holy Day of Obligation
December 8th
Immaculate Conception

9:00 AM Mass - St. Matthew
7:00 PM Mass - St. Bernard followed
by Christmas Carols at the Creche

Mass Schedule


Saturday (Vigil) - 5:00pm

Sunday - 8:30 & 10:30am

Daily Mass - St. Matthew:
(T, Th, F) - 9:00am

Daily Mass - St. Bernard:
(M, W, F) - 8:00am

To St. Bernard Website

We are now yoked with St. Bernard of Rockville to form "The Catholic Community of St. Matthew and St. Bernard" with Fr. Rick Ricard as Pastor of this new Catholic Community assisted by Fr. Bill Olesik, Deacon Michael Berstene and Deacon Ron Freedman.  To learn more about the yoking process, please read Guidelines for Yoked Parishes in the Diocese of Norwich.




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